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  • Maj Gen (Dr) Bipin Bakshi, AVSM, VSM, Retd

    Deputy Director General
    Email: 
    ddg.idsa@nic.in
    Phone: 
    +91 11 2671 7983

    An accomplished Military Officer, with vast experience across Operations, Training and Cyber/Information Warfare, he has served 5 years in the Parachute Brigade and over 2½ years in the National Security Guard (NSG). He is the author of the recently published Graphic Novel on the NSG operation at Pathankot in 2016, which was featured in The Week magazine of 01-07 February 2021, and has completed his PhD on Information Warfare in 2020

    Winner of the Sword of Honour and Gold Medal from the Indian Military Academy (IMA) Dehradun on commissioning in 1982, he was also awarded the Gold Medal at College of Military Engineering for the B Tech Course and has later attended prestigious courses including National Defence College Course. He is a recipient of Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) in 2004 for his service in the Kargil Sector during Operation Parakram when his unit was awarded the Army Commander’s Appreciation.

    He has commanded an Infantry Brigade on the Northern Border and an Infantry Division on the Western Border, and led the Info Warfare section of the Northern Command as a Brigadier. He has also served in the UNO in UNAVEM III, Angola.

    Maj Gen Bipin Bakshi, AVSM, VSM, Retd is also an accomplished Sailor with vast experience in competitive sailing and adventure sports. During his last tenure as Additional Director General (ADG) of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), Northeastern Region, he pioneered the first ever Brahmaputra Sailing Expedition – 2019, which earned a mention in the Limca Book of Records 2019, and led his contingent to a historic, first time victory in Republic Day Competitions 2020.

    He was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) on 26 January 2021 in recognition of his dedicated service to the nation.

    Research  and Thesis Studies 

    • Submitted a thesis on “ Role of Information Warfare in India’s National Security”, an  analytical study guided by Meerut University (2016-2020) 
    • Submitted a Dissertation for the M Phil Curriculum of Madras University on “An Appraisal of Terrorism in J&K and Suggested Counter Strategy “ in  2012. 
    • Submitted a Dissertation on Chanakya’s Arthashastra,  Relevance in the Modern Era” for the M Phil Curriculum of Devi Ahilyabai University, Indore 2006-2007. 
    • Submitted a Thesis on “Airland Battle, the future contours of Modern Warfare” for the M Sc curriculum of Madras University 1992-93. 

    Articles Published 

    • Published article on “Social Media and The Armed Forces” in IMR (Indian Military Review)  
    • Published article on “The Sacred Ground where Saviours Fell: Fazilka and Nagi” in IMR (Indian Military Review – Jun 2018 edition).
    • Published article “Information Warfare : Redefining National Security" in Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS: Oct 2018 Edition) and Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS: Oct 2018)
    • Published research paper “ Information Warfare : Concepts And Components”, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews Volume 5  Issue 4  Oct.– Dec. 2018
    • Compiled the Annual publications of the National Bomb Data Centre for production of the Journal “The Bombshell” including messages from various dignitaries of NSG and MHA
    • Conceived and moved the publication of a Graphic Novel on Lt Gen PS Bhagat, PVSM, VC, the first Indian officer to win a Victoria Cross.  
    • Has recently published a Graphic Novel (Comic) on Late Lt Col EK Niranjan who laid down his life during the Pathankot Operation Jan 2016.
    • Mentored a paper for IEEE international publication on “Energy and Cost efficient Navigation Technique for the Visually Impaired” October 2018.
    • Co-Author of paper for Indian Science Congress Bangalore ISC2020 titled “Artificial Intelligence : Genre for the Next Era Rural Development”.

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